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PGD Ranked Among North America’s Airport Leaders

2019-06-06T15:06:43+00:00

PGD Tops Low-Cost Collaborators List L to R: OAG's Mark Mattio, PGD's COO Ron Mallard, OAG's Stephen Leonard Punta Gorda, FL (June 6, 2019) – OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, revealed its North America’s Airport Leaders 2019 report on June 4, 2019. With an 11% growth rate, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) ranked at the top of OAG's list of medium-sized airports in the “Low-Cost Collaborators” category. 100% of the seat share at PGD is operated by low-cost carrier Allegiant Air. “Healthy expansion among medium and small airport categories indicates there’s no limit on opportunity [...]

PGD Ranked Among North America’s Airport Leaders 2019-06-06T15:06:43+00:00

Airport Advertising Delivers

2019-06-06T15:42:00+00:00

The stats above are taken from a Clear Channel Airports-commissioned Nielsen study that revealed airport advertising is a highly effective media platform that reaches frequent flyers, tourists and business travelers and raises brand awareness while driving sales to local and national businesses. The study provides insights into frequent flyer responsiveness to airport advertising, the types of activities travelers engage in while waiting for their flights, and what actions consumers take after being exposed to airport advertisements such as social media activity, in-store retail shopping and e-commerce activity. The study shows that frequent flyers are highly responsive to airport advertising, with [...]

Airport Advertising Delivers 2019-06-06T15:42:00+00:00

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket counter. The container must completely secure the firearm from being accessed. Locked cases that can be easily opened are not permitted. Be aware that the container the firearm was in when purchased may not adequately secure the firearm when it is transported in checked baggage. Contact the TSA Contact Center with questions you have regarding TSA firearm regulations and for clarification on what you may [...]

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms 2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

James Parish Voted Into Distinguished Aviation Society

2019-05-03T13:18:51+00:00

PGD's CEO James W. Parish, P.E. PGD’s CEO James W. Parish, P.E. has been accepted as a Board Member of the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society. The Society is an elite group of professionals that hold a passion for commercial aviation and are recognized as leaders in their industry. The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society’s purpose is to perpetuate the legacy of Tony Jannus, who pioneered commercial aviation by piloting the inaugural flight New Year’s Day, 1914. In addition to maintaining the legacy of Tony Jannus, the Society has two other purposes: first to promote scholar awards and [...]

James Parish Voted Into Distinguished Aviation Society 2019-05-03T13:18:51+00:00

PGD’s Economic Impact Surpasses $1 Billion

2019-04-11T16:03:04+00:00

New FDOT Study Follows Another Record-Breaking Month of Passenger Traffic Punta Gorda, FL (April 11, 2019) – Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) new Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study values Punta Gorda Airport’s (PGD) total economic impact (output) at $1,275,088,000. FDOT’s profile on PGD attributes more than $100 million in on-airport impacts and nearly $573 million in visitor spending impacts. When combined with the multiplier impacts and payroll of nearly $419 million, the total economic output exceeds $1.275 billion. “This is outstanding news and a success story that our entire community can take pride in,” said Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) [...]

PGD’s Economic Impact Surpasses $1 Billion 2019-04-11T16:03:04+00:00